Colour this Book by Thomas Whittle
commissioned by 25sg
25sg presents a new publication by artist Thomas Whittle produced in collaboration with pupils from Hotspur Primary School. Colour this Book, a special limited edition, is a must-have publication for art lovers, adults and children alike.
Thomas Whittle led a series of exciting drawing and colouring workshops with a hundred and thirty-one children at Hotspur Primary School to produce imaginative illustrations for this unique book inspired by birds. This new endeavour began with a visit to the school from Wych Elm Falconry where the children met Fain the Raven, Torr the Harris Hawk and Duma the Eagle Owl and created drawings of the birds. In subsequent workshops, Whittle and the children have transformed their origonal drawings into colourful imagery that was presented in an exhibition at 25sg on Monday 27 June 2011. While Whittle’s work is known for its naïve and child like, investigative approach, in Colour this Book, he combines his fascination with children’s drawings and his passion for colour.
Colour this Book is available for £8.
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Thomas Whittle is an artist based at NewBridge Studios in Newcastle and graduated from The University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2010. His work encompasses performance, painting, photography and drawing often blurring the boundaries that define these mediums. Whittle has an obsession with drawings produced by children and how childish intention is employed in contemporary arts practice. He has exhibited in Istanbul, Toronto, London, Manchester and Newcastle.